Asanas

a·sa·na

noun.
Traditionally defined as a “comfortable seat” that is the seated posture used for meditation. Simply, the physical “pose” or “position” taken in yoga that is designed to help master the mind, spirit, and body, and enhance the body’s functions. *


 

Cobra/Bhujangasana, Poses, Asanas |
  • Cobra/Bhjangasana
    – Strengthens Vertebral Column
    – Stretches Abdomen, Thorax, Shoulder, & Lung
    – Stimulates Digestion
    – Increases Flexibility
    – Elevates Mood
    – Opens the Heart
Downward Facing Dog, Adho Mukha Svanasana, Poses, Asanas | "Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self." - THE BHAGAVAD GITA
  • Downward-Facing Dog/Adho Mukha Svanasana
    – Energizes & Rejuvenates the Entire Body
    – Strengthens Arms & Legs
    – Improves Digestion
    – A Great Overall Body Stretch
    – Decreases Back Pain/Sciatica
    – Can help with symptoms associated with sinuses, allergies, and asthma.
    – Improves Posture
    – Relieves neck & back pain, headaches
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  • Lotus/Padma
    – Opens Up the Hips
    – Stretches the Ankles and Knees
    – Calms the Brain
    – Increases Awareness & Attentiveness
    – Keeps the Spine Straight
    – Helps Develop Good Posture
    – Ease Menstrual Discomfort & Sciatica
    – Helps Keep Joints & Ligaments Flexible
    – Stimulates the Spine, Pelvis, Abdomen, & Bladder
    – Restores Energy Levels

 

 


*Caution should be taken with any new or challenging yoga poses, particularly if you have any history of previous injury. Please alert your yoga instructor to any history of injury you may have before attempting new yoga poses, so they may be modified if necessary. Proceed slowly and carefully. Never force or strain yourself into a new position; heed your own body.

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